Manhattan Fire Protection District
Manhattan Fire Protection District

Welcome to the Official Website for the Manhattan Fire Protection District

Fire Prevention Week

National Fire Protection Association, October 09

President Calvin Coolidge proclaimed the first National Fire Prevention Week on October 4-10, 1925, beginning a tradition of the President of the United States signing a proclamation recognizing the occasion. It is observed on the Sunday through Saturday period in which October 9 falls, in commemoration of the Great Chicago Fire, which began October 8, 1871, and did most of its damage October 9.

The ... (Full Story & Photos)

Firefighter Application Process

September 11

Frankfort FPD, Mokena FPD, Manhattan FPD, and New Lenox FPD are accepting applications for the position of Firefighter/Paramedic.
Applications are available at until 12:00 p.m. on September 25, 2017.

Click the link below for more information.
... (Full Story)

Fire District Checks Car Seats by Appointment

September 01

Every day in America, too many children ride in car seats that have been installed incorrectly, or are riding in the wrong car seats for their ages and sizes. Even worse, many other children ride while completely unbuckled. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), two out of three car seats are misused. To help combat this issue, NHTSA ... (Full Story & Photos)

Fire District is Accepting Applications for Fulltime Firefighter/Paramedics

August 16

The Manhattan Fire Protection District is accepting applications for Fulltime Firefighter/Paramedics to establish an eligibility list.

On-Line applications will be available beginning Monday September 11, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. (CST) Go to and complete the online application. The last day for applications is Monday September 25, 2017 at NOON (CST). ... (Full Story)

Prepare for the Solar Eclipse

FEMA, August 05

On August 21, the United States will be experiencing the first total solar eclipse since 1991 and the first to move across the entire mainland of the country since 1918.

A solar eclipse happens when the moon passes in between the earth and the sun. While this rare occurrence may be exciting, safety is a concern. Looking directly at the sun during an eclipse could severely hurt your eyes.

Protect ... (Full Story & Photos)


Your feedback is important to us!  Feel free to sign the guestbook.

Website Designed and Hosted By: Content Proudly Maintained By: Contact Info:
Firehouse Solutions
Manhattan Fire Protection District
100 Park Road
P.O. Box 65
Manhattan, IL 60442
Emergency Dial 911
Administration: 815-478-3197
Fax: 815-478-9880
Copyright © 2017 Firehouse Solutions (A Service of Technology Reflections, Inc.) - Website Administration